Calla collection 'Giraffe'

Calla collection 'Giraffe'

Calla collection 'Giraffe'

2 bulbs — £7.90

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Description

This collection of Calla Lily (Zantedeschia) bulbs is certainly not going to go unnoticed – it’s a combination of the most in-your-face colours you can choose. The Calla Lily 'Giraffe' collection combines the blackest of lilies along with bright sunshine yellow kinsmen. The result if stunning – the blooms raise their giraffe-like sturdy necks above the background of green foliage speckled and streaked with white. Planted together in containers or borders they will certainly draw the attention of anyone gazing out over your summer garden. Calla lilies attract bees and butterflies, which should give an added touch to the colour scheme your garden can have this summer.

Gracy's gardening tip
"Some Calla Lily varieties (like Giraffe collection) come with an attractive white dotted foliage, giving them even more flair!"

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Great for shade

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Zantedeschia collection 'Giraffe'

  • Flower colour

    Near-black, yellow

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    16/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Full shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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